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Children’s Authors: Join the Reading Celebration at the Stockton Banana Fest International
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Children’s Authors: Join the Reading Celebration at the Stockton Banana Fest International

Children’s Literature Authors promote literacy and your book(s) by volunteering to read at the Banana Fest International in Stockton. You will read your book(s) and banana books. Enjoy the arts, music, food, and more while you’re there. Event Information Friday August 18, 2017 11am – 6pm San Joaquin County Fairgrounds 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, … Continue reading

May/June 2017 Book Selection – A Taste of Power
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May/June 2017 Book Selection – A Taste of Power

Crystal Bowl Book Club May/June 2017 Selection Genre: Autobiography Book Selection: A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story ISBN-13: 978-0385471077 Meeting Date: July Featured Author: Elaine Brown Biography In 1974, Elaine Brown became the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party. In her autobiographical memoir, A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story, Brown … Continue reading

April 2017 Book Selection – The Alchemist
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April 2017 Book Selection – The Alchemist

Crystal Bowl Book Club April 2017 Selection Genre: Self Help Book Selection: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ISBN-13: 978-0062315007 Meeting Date: May 7 Featured Author: Paulo Coelho Biography The Brazilian author PAULO COELHO is considered one of the most influential authors of our times. His books have sold more than 165 million copies worldwide, have been released in 170 … Continue reading

March 2017 Book Selection – Year of Yes
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March 2017 Book Selection – Year of Yes

Crystal Bowl Book Club March 2017 Selection Genre: Self Help Book Selection: Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person ISBN-13: 978-1476777122 Meeting Date: April 2 Featured Author: Shonda Rhimes Biography Shonda Rhimes is the prolific writer, executive producer and creator of the hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Scandal.” … Continue reading

February 2017 Book Selection – I Almost Forgot About You
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February 2017 Book Selection – I Almost Forgot About You

Crystal Bowl Book Club February 2017 Selection Genre: Black Author Book Selection: I Almost Forgot About You ISBN-13: 9781101902578 Meeting Date: March 5 Featured Author: Terry McMillan Biography Terry McMillan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, A Day Late and a Dollar Short, andThe Interruption of Everything … Continue reading

January 2017 Book Selection – The New Jim Crow
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January 2017 Book Selection – The New Jim Crow

Crystal Bowl Book Club January 2017 Selection Genre: Black Author Book Selection: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness ISBN-13: 9781593096328 Meeting Date: February (TBD) Featured Author: Michelle Alexander Biography A longtime civil rights advocate and litigator, Michelle Alexander won a 2005 Soros Justice Fellowship and now holds a joint appointment at the Moritz College … Continue reading